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Find the Hidden Image Scavenger Hunt

Find the hidden images and enter to win a prize. For children ages 0-12.

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Find the Hidden Image Scavenger Hunt

Find the hidden images and enter to win a prize. For children ages 0-12.

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Egg Drop Challenge

Can you design and build a contraption to protect a raw egg from a high fall?   This week, use …

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Rock Candy Experiment

Do you think it's possible to make rock candy in a library in just 7 days? Drop into the branch …

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Find the Hidden Image or Photo Scavenger Hunt

See if you can find our hidden images and enter to win a prize. New pictures to find each week. …

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Children listening stories

Exploring Colours and Light

Come explore how colours work and the way we see light with colour globes, prisms, colour paddles, and more.  

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Week of Fun with Magnets

Drop by for the Summer Reading Club, stay to explore and play with magnets!

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Strong Start Storytime

Preschool Playtime

  • July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

  • Branch: Port Hardy
  • Audience: ,

Children enjoy books, puzzles and games.

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • July 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    One event on March 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on April 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on May 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on June 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on April 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on May 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on June 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

  • Branch: Port Hardy
  • Venue: Mother Goose On the Go
  • Audience: , ,

Early literacy storytime.

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Summer Reading Club Activity: Paper Table Challenge

Let’s get designing! Stop by the library on Wednesday morning, and we will challenge you to make a table using …

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Family Storytime

Summer Family Storytime followed by Lego Play

Join us at the Queen Charlotte branch for a Family Storytime followed by Lego play every Wednesday at 10 AM.

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Strengthen early literacy with songs, rhymes, stories and more! Family Storytime is a fun half hour suitable for kids aged …

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Summer Reading Club Activity: Teddy Bears’ Picnic Storytime

Bring a blanket, bear, and snack to this storytime.  Listen to some stories about bears, sing some songs, and then …

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Summer Reading Club – Pico’s Puppet Palace

Join us at Parksville Library for an amazing puppet show adventure with Pico's Puppet Palace. Suitable for children of all …

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Babytime

  • July 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 15, 2019

  • Branch: Cowichan
  • Venue: Babytime
  • Audience: ,

Join our children’s librarian for songs, rhymes and fun. Ages 0-2 & their caregivers  

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RCMP police Dog

Meet a Police Dog

What is it like to be a police dog? Find out! Presented by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. All ages …

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Blocks Girl

Family Playtime

Our librarian is away and it’s time to play! There’s no storytime this morning but we’re welcoming you to bring …

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Marshmallow Challenge

Come by the library and take part in our awesome Marshmallow Challenge! Work together or by yourself to construct the …

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Babytime

Learn songs, Rhymes, stories and skills you can use to help your baby get a head start on their reading. …

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Summer Reading Club Illustrator Talk with Jami Gigot

Start off a summer of imagination by visiting all the fantastical places you can create inside your own head. Join …

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LEGO® Club

Calling all architects! Bring your construction skills and we’ll provide the LEGO®. Anyone old enough to not eat the LEGO™ is welcome.

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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • July 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

  • Branch: Port Alberni
  • Venue: LEGO® Club
  • Audience:

Love LEGO®? So do we. Design amazing creations and show off your creative side, the only limit is your imagination! …

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Family Movie Matinee

It's movie time!  We're showing a family-friendly movie on our big screen, complete with popcorn! Family Movie Matinees are free, drop-in events. Everyone welcome.

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Explorers: Terrarium Creation

Join us to make your very own terrarium! This is a free event that does not require registration.

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